Pilots assembled in a room, plan route for round the globe flight in United States.
United States USA Date:1924, April Duration:4 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Pilots assembled in room, plan route for round the globe flight in United States. Officers and pilots in a room hold a model of a plane and discuss about it. They mark places on the globe. President Calvin Coolidge wishes aviators a safe journey. In Santa Monica, California, crews prepare for the departure on the first leg of their journey to Sacramento. Mrs Martin, wife of Commander Christens near the airplane. Other pilots stand nearby her. Major Martin places his luggage aboard. Farewell lunch to the pilots. Pilots service the planes. Map shows the places in which the pilots will fly. Planes fly to Sacramento. Mayor Elkins of Sacramento welcomes the aviators and crew. He wishes them good luck on the remainder of their journey.
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